Accident counts for much in companionship as in marriage.
No man is much pleased with a companion, who does not increase, in some respect, his fondness for himself; and, therefore, he that wishes rather to be led forward to prosperity by the gentle hand of favor than to force his way by labour and merit must consider with more care how to display his […]
True happiness… arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one’s self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
I believe that in this generation those with the courage to enter the moral conflict will find themselves with companions in every corner of the world.
Wives are young men’s mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men’s nurses.
When we cannot bear to be alone, it means we do not properly value the only companion we will have from birth to death – ourselves.
A companion loves some agreeable qualities which a man may possess, but a friend loves the man himself.
A merry companion is as good as a wagon.
He who must needs have company, must needs have sometimes bad company.
Our friend Caecilianus does not dine without a wild-boar. What a charming companion at the dinner table!